People, Apr. 8, 1996


No, this is not a picture of MIRA SORVINO accepting her Best Supporting Actress Oscar, although she did wear almost that much ice on the big night. This is Mira playing the big M.M. in Norma Jean & Marilyn on HBO. Sorvino is an odd casting choice; rarely have two blonds had less in common. Marilyn never finished high school, while Mira not only has a Harvard degree but also got a Ford Foundation grant to write her thesis in Beijing. But don't call Marilyn a bimbo around Mira. "You can't become a superstar like that without having a...

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